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The Contortionist announces August 2019 European Tour

Progressive rock act The Contortionist have announced a run of European tour dates including appearances at ArcTanGent (UK), Summer Breeze (DE) and Brutal Assault (CZ) festivals.

Azusa, featuring former members of Dillinger Escape Plan, will support on a number of the headline dates.

Following on from a month-long run of the USA with Animals As Leaders, the band are touring in support of their current LP “Clairvoyant”, out now via eOne.

Chrome Waves sign with Avantgarde Music for Europe and announce August 2019 US Tour Dates

Chrome Waves has signed with long-running label Avantgarde Music, for the European vinyl release of the band’s recently released debut LP, “A Grief Observed”.

The news comes as Chrome Waves’ Midwestern June US tour with Tombs approaches and as the band books a tour of the West Coast with Suicide Forest in August.
 

LUCKYandLOVE present new single “Dangerous Runaway”

Los Angeles’ LUCKYandLOVE present their new single “Dangerous Runaway” ahead of their sophomore album “Transitions”, slated for release on June 7th.

Offering 10 new tracks in this sonic neon rainbow, listeners will be immersed in a spectrum of fuzzy sunset synthgaze, blueblack neon darkwave, and tigerprint electro punk. Ahead of this, the duo are previewing the first single of this album - “Soul Alive”.

Crematory signs with Napalm Records

German metal legends Crematory join forces with Napalm Records!

One of the pioneering acts of the fertile European goth metal scene in the 1990s, Crematory began as a strict death metal unit in 1991 before adding goth and industrial elements into their arsenal. In their 28 year long career, the band, centered around original members Markus Jüllich and Felix Stass, released 14 studio albums, three live albums, various compilations and splits, played hundreds of shows around the globe and they are still hungry for more.

This Will Destroy You announces August 2019 US Headlining Tour

Instrumental/post-rock unit This Will Destroy will return to stages this summer on a western US tour.

Set to commence on August 8th in Las Vegas, Nevada, the trek will make its way through eight cities upon its conclusion August 17th in Flagstaff, Arizona. Support will be provided by Brin, the solo project of Portland, Oregon based multi-instrumentalist/sound contortionist, Colin Blanton. Tickets on go on sale May 10th. See all confirmed dates below.  
 

Big|Brave release music video for new single “Holding Pattern”

One of heavy music’s most fearless explorers, Big|Brave trek even more uncharted terrain with their latest single “Holding Pattern”.

Clocking in at nearly ten minutes, the slow burning track is commandeered by pinprick drum fills, swaths of reverb-cloaked riffing, and, of course, Robin Wattie’s signature siren song vocals.

Watch the music video for “Holding Pattern”, the latest single from Big|Brave’s forthcoming album, below..
 

LAYNE drops music video for new single “Bad Feeling”

LA-by-way-of-South Dakota artist/musician/producer LAYNE (aka Layne “LP" Putman) seen most recently on the road with her band supporting K-Flay, has just released a pair of songs and a music video off her forthcoming debut album due out later this year.

The tracks follow on the heels of previous singles, two of which made their way into the Top 15 on Spotify’s Viral 50 chart, both nationally and globally.